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Fall Work Session

Continuous daily work shifts since July 31 have taken their toll. It’s  been challenging to find time for mowing, cleaning, repairs and household chores. It’s also been hard to get enough sleep. And to write. I need time to take … Continue reading

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Letter to Iowa Senators on Graham Cassidy

I do not support Graham Cassidy and hope you will ask your senate colleagues to gather more information about the impact of the bill on Iowa populations before scheduling a vote. More specifically, 1. CBO score: Delay holding a vote … Continue reading

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Hand on the Button

What do U.S. nuclear abolitionists do when the administration has no plans other than vaguely stated goals of “modernizing the nuclear complex” and spending money on a missile defense system that has never been proven to work? Focus on a … Continue reading

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How Will Beginning Farmers Get Out of the Poor Farm?

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors disagrees on how to use the property known as the “Poor Farm” and that’s okay. There’s no surprise something will be done with the property, especially to those paying attention. Supervisors recently decided what … Continue reading

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Picks for Sept. 12 School Election

It’s easy to pick three school board candidates from the four running in the Solon Community School District. I’ll be voting for Rick Jedlicka, Nicole Pizzini and Tim Brown. Nothing against Coons, who served previously on the board. Pizzini is … Continue reading

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Hope is Alive in House District 82

What seems most important about last night’s Iowa House District 82 special election to replace Curt Hanson is Democrat Phil Miller won in a post-Tom Harkin era. Iowa no longer has a Democratic U.S. Senator able to travel most counties, … Continue reading

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No drama, no tax increase, results only

There’s a school board election Sept. 12 in the Solon Community School District and I’m pumped! We all should be jazzed if we care about K-12 education. Like Ahab hunting Leviathan I believe big voter turnout in school board elections … Continue reading

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